1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us

Administrative Offices of the Williams County Department of Aging
have moved to 1425 E. High Street
(next to the Don North Municipal Building)

Williams County Senior Centers
Flu Shot Schedule for 2016
The Williams County Health Department will be
giving flu shots again this year at all Senior Centers in Williams County

Tuesday, September 20, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Edgerton Senior Center, 224 Laubach Dr.
Phone: 419-298-3564

Wednesday, September 21, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Montpelier Senior Center, 325 N. Jonesville
Phone: 419-485-3218

Thursday, September 22, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Stryker Senior Center, 116 N. Defiance St.
Phone: 419-682-2083

Friday, September 23, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Bryan Senior Center, 1201 S. Portland St.
Phone: 419-636-4047

Tuesday, September 27, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Edon Senior Center, Edon Community Building
Phone: 419-272-2070

Wednesday, September 28, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Pioneer Senior Center, Pioneer Community Building
Phone: 419-737-3095

Thursday, September 29, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
West Unity Senior Center, Kissell Building
Phone: 419-924-5447

If you would like to stay for lunch be sure to call the
senior center the day before to make reservations.
If you have questions call any of our 7 senior centers,
our Main Office - 419-633-4317 or
the Williams County Health Department at 419-485-3141

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-5053 or 419-633-4317 and ask for Joan Horne. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Joan Horne
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: jhorne@wmsco.org
 

 


Cara Sobieck and Kenny
& Helen Bell (quilt made by
the Bell's daughter)


Cards at Pioneer 


Edgerton Volunteers
helping with lunch

Montpelier High 5 Wii Players



Montpelier Craft Ladies

 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

ODOT Disability Related Complaint Procedure

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

LUNCH WITH MAGGIE SCHEDULE

SEPTEMBER
Thurs
Sept 1
11:30 Stryker Senior Center
Mon
Sept 12
12:00 West Unity Senior Center
Wed
Sept 21
11:30 Montpelier Senior Center
Tue
Sept 27
12:00 Bryan Senior Center
OCTOBER
Mon
Oct 17
11:30 Edon Senior Center
Mon
Oct 24
12:00 Edgerton Senior Center
Wed
Oct 26
11:30 Pioneer Senior Center

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

SEPTEMBER
Mon
Sept 5
No Home Delivery and All Centers Closed
for Labor Day
Tue
Sept 6
Toledo Zoo Trip - registered seniors only
Thurs
Sept 8
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon
Sept 12
3:30 - 5:30 Euchre tournament at
Bryan Senior Center
($3.00 fee)
Tue
Sept 13
Williams County Fair Senior Day Brunch
served 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
 
OCTOBER  
Tue
Oct 4
8:30 Montpelier Senior Center
Leaving for a day at the Toledo Zoo
Wed
Oct 5
12:30 Sechlers Pickles trip & tour
Must sign up and wear closed toe shoes to be able to go
Thurs
Oct 6
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon
Oct 10
No Home Delivery and All Centers Closed
for Columbus Day
Thurs
Oct 13
9:00-1:30 Rainbow of Wellness at
The Veterans Building.
Montpelier & Bryan Senior Centers
will be open and Home Delivered Meals
will be served
Fri
Oct 28
4:30 - 8:00 Montpelier Senior Center
Food/Dance/Fun

Tuesday, September 13
Senior Day
at the Williams County Fair

October 13
Rainbow of Wellness at
The Veterans Building

Tuesday, November 1
tickets go on sale for
Thanksgiving Dinner - November 17
Symphony - December 8

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
  Monday, Wednesday & Fridays
Exercise @ 10:15
Wednesday Oct 19 Toe Nail Clinic
by visiting Nurses
**Must be signed up
SEPTEMBER  
Wed
Sept 21
11:30 Speaker - Leadership
Williams County
Tue
Sept 27
11:00 Balloon Ping Pong
Wed
Sept 28
10:30 Make a tea cup garden
 
OCTOBER  
Wed
Oct 5
11:00 Speaker from Maumee Valley Guidance
Fri
Oct 7
11:00 Speaker-Pollinators
Mon
Oct 24
4:00 Evening Night Out
Barn Restaurant
Wed
Oct 26
10:30 Hand Made Bird feeders
Thurs
Oct 27
9:00 - 1:00 AARP Driving Class
Mon
Oct 31
11:00 Treats/Costume Contest
 

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at Noon

Lunch Served Monday - Thursday at Noon
  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day @ 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
SEPTEMBER  
Wed
Sept 7 & 21
Yard Croquet (Weather permitting)
Mon
Sept 19
10:45 AmeriCare-Pampering Hands
Tue
Sept 20
Senior Night Out and WCCT
Thurs
Sept 29
12:30 Make your own Sundae
 
OCTOBER  
Tue
Oct 11
Senior Night Out
Tue
Oct 18
8:30 Farmers Market
Oct 27 12:30 Alzheimers's Association
Program - Healthy Habits
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

 Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30
SEPTEMBER
Wed
Sept 28
Night Out-Roger's Harvest House
in Hamilton
 
OCTOBER  
Tue
Oct 25
Night Out-The Barn - Archbold

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at 11:30

Exercise with Lisa
most Wednesdays at 10:30
10:30 Wed. Sept 14 & Oct 12 - 
Toe Nail Clinic by Visiting Nurses
(must be signed up)
10:30 Fri. Oct 14 -
Hearing Aid Center of NWO,
Clean and repair at Center
SEPTEMBER
Thurs
Sept 15
10:30 Speaker-Pollinators
Tue
Sept 20
6:00 Dinner & Dress Rehearsal
"Let's Murder Marsha"
Fri
Sept 23
10:30 Program - Consumer Council
Thurs
Sept 29
10:30 Program - Healthy Choices
OCTOBER  
Thurs
Oct 27
10:15 Jeopardy with Brenda Hendricks
Mon
Oct 31
Costume Party/bring snacks to share
 

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

SEPTEMBER
Wed
Sept 14
10:30 Blood Pressure checks
Tue
Sept 5
10:30 Chocolate Ice Cream cone
OCTOBER
Wed
Oct 19
10:30 Blood Pressure checks
Mon
Oct 24
4:30 Dinner out - Rita's in Edgerton
Tue
Oct 25
10:30 School Children Visit
Mon
Oct 31
10:30 Come celebrate Halloween with us

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

Exercise Class Mondays @ 10:45
SEPTEMBER
Wed
Sept 14
1:30 Trip to Eric's in Bryan for Ice Cream
Tue
Sept 20
Night Out - Home Restaurant & WCCT
Dress Rehearsal
Wed
Sept 21
Appreciation Lunch
 
OCTOBER
Tue
Oct 18
1:00 Trip to Shipshewana & Dinner OUt
 

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

   Euchre Days - Mondays in September 12 & 26; October 3 & 17 at 10:00
  Exercise Class 10:30 - Most Every Tuesday for September & October
1st Wednesday of each month
10:30 Blood Pressure Checks
2nd Wednesday of each month
10:30 Hearing Aid Center of NWO
clean and repair center
SEPTEMBER
Thurs
Sept 22
11:30 Program-Pollinators
OCTOBER
Mon
Oct 31
Halloween Party
 

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Maggie Fisher at mfisher@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
e-mail mfisher@wmsco.org

 

 

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